Mentors: New York

Leaders and experts in the fintech industry, our world-class mentors play a pivotal role in helping our companies navigate every stage of the program, hit critical milestones, and succeed.


Douglas Atkin

Portfolio Manager, Fintech Fund, Guggenheim Partners

Ethan Berman

Co-founder, Chairman & former CEO, RiskMetrics Group

Noah Breslow

Chief Executive Officer, OnDeck

Adam Broun

Head of Strategy and Business Development, Kensho

Justin Brownhill

Managing Partner, SenaHill Partners, LP

Abel Clark

CEO, Cision

Sophia Corona

Vice President of Corporate Development, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

P. Howard Edelstein

Chairman, REDI Holdings, LLC

John H. Eley

Former President and CEO of Pivot, Inc. (sold to CME Group)

Tom Fortin

Managing Partner & Chief Operating Officer, iCapital Network

Neha Gupta

Chief Executive Officer True Office Learning

Sue Harnett

Former Board of Directors, First Niagara Financial Group

Sunil Hirani

Co-founder & CEO, trueEX Group

James Hobson

CEO, Attune

Jan Mayle

Founder & CEO, The Mayle Group

Jim Miller

CTO, InterNex Capital

Adam Newman

Founding Executive & Former COO, Common Securitization Solutions LLC

Larry Ng

New York Angels

Seán O'Donoghue

Chief Operating Officer at Trōv Inc

Kamran Rafieyan


Ed Salviolo

Global Service Delivery Director, Dell

Jim Toffey

CEO, Liquidx

Myles Trachtenberg

Lead, JMMB Consulting

Michele Trogni

Former EVP of Consolidated Markets and Solutions, IHS Markit

Sylvie Veilleux

CIO, Dropbox

Jennifer Warren

Head of US Issuer Services, Computershare


Charles Blauner

CISO in Residence; Former Global Head of Information Security, Citi; Former CISO, Deutsche Bank; Former CISO, J.P. Morgan

Andy Brown

CTO in Residence; Former CTO UBS Group

Raj Chakraborty

Former Chief Digital Officer, Lincoln Financial Group

Cris Conde

Executive in Residence; Former CEO & Chair, SunGard

Jonah Crane

Regulator in Residence; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Financial Stability Oversight Council, United States Treasury Department

Felix Kuhlmann

Insurance Executive in Residence; Former COO Zurich Insurance Group

David K.A. Mordecai, Ph.D.

Scientist in Residence; RiskEcon Lab for Decision Metrics Courant Inst. NYU; Co-Managing Member, Numerati Partners, LLC

Maria Vullo

Regulator in Residence; Former Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

FinTech Innovation Lab Co-Founders

The Partnership Fund for New York City is the $170M investment arm of the Partnership for New York City, New York’s leading business organization. The Fund’s mission is to engage the City’s business leaders to identify and invest in innovative New York City-based entrepreneurs—in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors—to create jobs, spur new business, and expand opportunities that enable all to participate in the City’s economy. As an “evergreen” fund, realized gains are continuously reinvested.

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